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Collecting Surface Water Samples in the Rabenberg Waterfowl Protection Area
June 24, 2015

Collecting Surface Water Samples in the Rabenberg Waterfowl Protection

Two USGS scientists collecting surface water samples in the Rabenberg Waterfowl Protection Area, Montana, as part of an effort to study if historic oil and gas production in the Williston Basin has impacted amphibians in the Prairie Pothole Region.

View of the Shenandoah River
May 24, 2015

The Shenandoah River Watershed

Scientists refined the existing national-scale "De facto Reuse Incidence in our Nation's Consumable Supply" (DRINCS) model for the Shenandoah River watershed. The model, complemented by field measurements, provides a screening tool to understand human and wildlife exposure to toxicants and pathogens associated with the incidental reuse of treated wastewater in the

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Two Mobile Fish Exposure Laboratories
May 23, 2015

Mobile Laboratories Used to Understand Exposure and Effects on Fish

Scientists deployed mobile fish exposure laboratories, such as these two, at sites in the Shenandoah River watershed, Virginia, to understand exposure and effects on fish.

mobile fish exposure laboratory
May 23, 2015

Mobile Fish Exposure Laboratory on Site in the Shenandoah River Waters

One of the mobile fish exposure laboratories that were deployed at sites in the Shenandoah River watershed, Virginia. Fish were housed in the mobile laboratories and exposed to stream water or wastewater during the study to understand exposure and effects on fish.

Two Mobile Fish Exposure Laboratories with Inset Showing the Inside of One
May 23, 2015

Mobile Laboratories Used to Understand Exposure and Effects on Fish

Scientists deployed mobile fish exposure laboratories, such as these two, at sites in the Shenandoah River watershed, Virginia, to understand exposure and effects on fish. Inside the laboratories (see inset photo) fish were placed in aquariums, and exposed to stream water or wastewater during the study.

Aquariums Inside a Mobile Fish Exposure Laboratory
May 23, 2015

Aquariums Inside a Mobile Fish Exposure Laboratory

Scientists deployed mobile fish exposure laboratories at sites in the Shenandoah River watershed, Virginia, to understand exposure and effects on fish. This photo shows the aquariums in a laboratory where fish were exposed to stream water or wastewater.

Close up of a Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in a wetland
May 22, 2015

Close up of a Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in a wetland

Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in a wetland in Worth County, Iowa. Scientists tracked 72 northern leopard frogs in two wetlands in an agricultural setting in Iowa for insights into where and when individual adult frogs are likely exposed to pesticides.

Experimental laboratory setup to study uranium uptake by aquatic organisms
April 16, 2015

Experimental laboratory setup to study uranium uptake

Bio-Uptake Research Laboratory — Menlo Park, California. Experimental laboratory setup to study uranium uptake by aquatic organisms.

Eating fish is a source of mercury exposure for many people in the United States
January 29, 2015

Eating Fish is a Source of Mercury Exposure for Many People in the US

Eating fish is a source of mercury exposure for many people in the United States

USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory
December 31, 2014

USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory

The USGS Mobile Atmospheric Mercury Laboratory has onboard instrumentation to measure aerosol concentrations and to continuously monitor mercury speciation and concentrations, air quality, automated wet deposition collection, and meteorological conditions.